If you would like to recommend someone for potential nomination to the 2022 Elder Board, please contact Dan Swanson at elders@gbcnewberg.org
Scroll down for more information about the elders at GBC, contact information, and meeting minutes.

Shepherding Elders

The Shepherding Elders are listed below. They are charged with the spiritual shepherding of the church.

Gary Beals, Dick Burke, Sean Chase, Brian Gilmore, Phil Griffin, John Hagglund, Bob Hamilton,  Charlie Holtan,  Eric Holtan, Paul Jellum, Ralph Koozer, Travis Laxton, Geary Linhart, Stan Meyers, Jack Neff,  Scott Smits, Paul Sprunger, Alan Summers, Adam Fitch (Senior Pastor), Jon Brewer (Associate Pastor of Community Life), Brian Kroeker (Youth Pastor), Walt Harris (Pastor of Shepherding Care), and Cesar Calderon (Hispanic Ministries Director)

2021 Elder Board

Our 2021 Elder Board consists of  the following members:

Dan Swanson (Chair), John Hagglund (Vice-Chair), Gary Beals (Finance), Sean Chase (Secretary), Eric Holtan, Paul Jellum, Paul Sprunger,  and  Adam Fitch (Senior Pastor)

Elder Board Meeting Minutes click here: Contact the office for the password 
Family Meeting Minutes, click here: Contact the office for the password

Purpose Statement

The elders of Grace Baptist Church are charged with the general leadership and pastoral care of the church body. They provide spiritual care, accountability, and financial guidance for Grace Baptist Church. (1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-16, Acts 20:17-32)

Contact the Elders:

Noah Linhart